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Anesthesia for Breast Implants: This is What You Need to Know

Updated August 2018 Let's be honest, anesthesia isn’t at the top of your list of research topics when planning your breast augmentation, but it’s an important part of the procedure because it determines the level of pain and consciousness you experience. Will you be awake, semi-seda ...Continue Reading

Anesthesia for Breast Implants: This is What You Need to Know

Updated August 2018 Let's be honest, anesthesia isn’t at the top of your list of research topics when planning your breast augmentation, but it’s an important part of the procedure because it determines the level of pain and consciousness you experience. Will you be awake, semi-seda ...Continue Reading

Breast Implant Drainage Tubes (Drains After Breast Surgery)

Updated August 2018 Surgical drains are not commonly administered for breast augmentation surgery, but if your plastic surgeon fitted you with them then it’s important to understand how they're managed. Learn exactly how surgical drains work and how to care for your drains during your breast ...Continue Reading

Breast Implant Drainage Tubes (Drains After Breast Surgery)

Updated August 2018 Surgical drains are not commonly administered for breast augmentation surgery, but if your plastic surgeon fitted you with them then it’s important to understand how they're managed. Learn exactly how surgical drains work and how to care for your drains during your breast ...Continue Reading

Breast Augmentation with Conscious Sedation (What's it Like?)

During your breast augmentation, if you have twilight anesthesia (conscious sedation), you will be "asleep", but not unconscious, as with general anesthesia. Whether or not you have twilight will depend on the type and length of the surgery. Generally, this type of anesthesia is given by an anesthe ...Continue Reading

Breast Augmentation with Conscious Sedation (What's it Like?)

During your breast augmentation, if you have twilight anesthesia (conscious sedation), you will be "asleep", but not unconscious, as with general anesthesia. Whether or not you have twilight will depend on the type and length of the surgery. Generally, this type of anesthesia is given by an anesthe ...Continue Reading

4 Types of Implant Malposition (And How Pocket Revision Can Fix Them)

One of the most common complications after breast augmentation surgery is implant malposition. This occurs when the implant is in an incorrect position on the chest wall. This may include incorrect position of the implant superiorly ("riding high"), inferiorly ("bottoming out"), medially ("symmast ...Continue Reading

4 Types of Implant Malposition (And How Pocket Revision Can Fix Them)

One of the most common complications after breast augmentation surgery is implant malposition. This occurs when the implant is in an incorrect position on the chest wall. This may include incorrect position of the implant superiorly ("riding high"), inferiorly ("bottoming out"), medially ("symmast ...Continue Reading

Breast Implant Procedure: A Look at 4 Breast Implant Incisions

Choosing the type of breast implant you want is only half the battle; you must consider where you want your incision placed. Breast implant incision sites There are four incisions your surgeon can use when placing your breast implants. They are: Areola - with this method, the surgeon makes ...Continue Reading

Breast Implant Procedure: A Look at 4 Breast Implant Incisions

Choosing the type of breast implant you want is only half the battle; you must consider where you want your incision placed. Breast implant incision sites There are four incisions your surgeon can use when placing your breast implants. They are: Areola - with this method, the surgeon makes ...Continue Reading

Transaxillary Breast Augmentation Pros and Cons

The transaxillary incision for breast implants has the advantage of leaving no scars on the breasts. The incision site is in the armpit, in the natural "folds" of skin, making it well-hidden. Transaxillary incision scarring Should the scars not heal as nicely as you expect, chances are, most peopl ...Continue Reading

Transaxillary Breast Augmentation Pros and Cons

The transaxillary incision for breast implants has the advantage of leaving no scars on the breasts. The incision site is in the armpit, in the natural "folds" of skin, making it well-hidden. Transaxillary incision scarring Should the scars not heal as nicely as you expect, chances are, most peopl ...Continue Reading

Lowering the Inframammary Fold: This is How it Works

Some patients present with a short distance from the areola to their inframammary fold. Many of these patients wish to increase this distance and the fullness of the lower pole of the breasts. This distance can be increased in the operating room and the fullness of the lower pole of the breasts enha ...Continue Reading

Lowering the Inframammary Fold: This is How it Works

Some patients present with a short distance from the areola to their inframammary fold. Many of these patients wish to increase this distance and the fullness of the lower pole of the breasts. This distance can be increased in the operating room and the fullness of the lower pole of the breasts enha ...Continue Reading

Avoid These 60 Ibuprofen Meds Before Breast Augmentation

Ibuprofen medications Before your breast augmentation surgery, you should make sure to mention any and all medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements that you consume. This includes all over-the-counter medications. Actron Acular (opthamolic) Advil products Aleve Anaprox products Ans ...Continue Reading

Avoid These 60 Ibuprofen Meds Before Breast Augmentation

Ibuprofen medications Before your breast augmentation surgery, you should make sure to mention any and all medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements that you consume. This includes all over-the-counter medications. Actron Acular (opthamolic) Advil products Aleve Anaprox products Ans ...Continue Reading

20 Breast Augmentation Questions You Forgot to Ask

Getting breast implants is a major decision, and with any big choice comes loads of questions. Here are some top questions (and answers) organized by each phase of your journey, from your first consultation and the actual surgery to your recovery and later revisions. Your breast augmentation consul ...Continue Reading

20 Breast Augmentation Questions You Forgot to Ask

Getting breast implants is a major decision, and with any big choice comes loads of questions. Here are some top questions (and answers) organized by each phase of your journey, from your first consultation and the actual surgery to your recovery and later revisions. Your breast augmentation consul ...Continue Reading

Solutions for Uniboob and Breast Implants Bottoming Out

One of the most common complications after breast augmentation surgery is implant malposition. What is breast implant malposition? Malposition occurs when the implant is in an incorrect position on the chest wall. This may include incorrect position of the implant. Common types of breast implant ...Continue Reading

Solutions for Uniboob and Breast Implants Bottoming Out

One of the most common complications after breast augmentation surgery is implant malposition. What is breast implant malposition? Malposition occurs when the implant is in an incorrect position on the chest wall. This may include incorrect position of the implant. Common types of breast implant ...Continue Reading

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